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Wisetack raises $19M as its buy-now-pay-later service for IRL services scales

This morning Wisetack, a startup that provides buy-now-pay-later services to in-person business transactions, announced that is has closed a total of $19 million across two rounds, a seed investment and a Series A. Greylock led both rounds, with the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

China’s cosmetics startup Yatsen to buy 35-year-old skincare brand Eve Lom

In China’s cosmetics world, where foreign brands were historically revered, indigenous startups are increasingly winning over Gen-Z consumers with cheaper, more localized options. One of the rising stars is the direct-to-consumer brand Perfect.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Microsoft says a group of cyberattackers tied to China hit its Exchange email servers

Microsoft says that a sophisticated group of hackers linked to China has exploited its popular email service that allowed them to gain access to computers......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

‘Flying taxi’ startup Volocopter picks up another $241M, says service is now two years out

In a year where mass transit on airplanes, trains and buses has had lower traveler numbers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the startups hoping to pioneer a totally new approach to getting individuals from A to B — flying taxis R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. But the country’s logistics industry is highly fragmented, with companies usually relying on multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Intel powered laptops got a massive price cut at Best Buy today — save $300

These laptops are powered by Intel Evo Platform Core i7, giving them all the speed and performance you'll ever need......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 29 min. ago

Veeva Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results

Fiscal Year 2021 Total Revenues of $1,465.1M, up 33% Year-over-year; Q4 Total Revenues of $396.8M, up 27% Year-over-year; Fiscal Year 2021 Subscription Services Revenues of $1,179.5M, up 32% Year-over-year; Q4 Subscription Services Revenues of $322.8.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News12 hr. 28 min. ago

You can now buy Razer’s compact Tomahawk desktop starting at $2,399

Razer's Tomahawk desktop is now available to buy, but it will set you back $2,399. A version with Nvidia's flagship GeForce RTX 3080 is priced at $3,199......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

Verizon plans explained: 5G, pricing, and deals

Verizon offers lots of plans for individuals and families who want prepaid service. Here is everything you need to know about Verizon's plans......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

Maryland’s ad tax is here, and advertisers should look to their European counterparts for how to deal with it

Last year, Google passed digital service taxes onto advertisers in the UK, Turkey and Austria, and it’s likely to do the same in the U.S. as well. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Intel hit with $2.2 billion patent judgment

Patents claim methods of varying voltages and clock frequencies to save power. Enlarge (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A Texas jury has ordered Intel to pay $2.18 billion in damages for infringing two patents. The lawsui.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

AWS director sues Amazon, alleging systemic racism in corporate office

Amazon talks up inclusion in public but fails behind the scenes, suit claims. Enlarge / Amazon's orange-yellow logo wall. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images) A senior manager at Amazon Web Services has filed suit against the company alleging ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Intel Told To Pay $2.18 Billion After Losing Texas Patent Trial

Intel was told to pay $2.18 billion after losing a patent-infringement trial over technology related to chip-making. From a report: Intel infringed two patents owned by closely held VLSI Technology, a federal jury in Waco, Texas, said. The jury found.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

PayPal In Talks To Buy Crypto Custody Firm Curv, Reports Say

PayPal is said to be in the process of buying Curv, a technology firm that powers the secure storage of cryptocurrency, news outlet CoinDesk reported Tuesday, citing three sources familiar with the situation. From the report: Israeli news outlet Calc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Retail Zipline raises $30M as it helps retailers adapt to the pandemic

When I first wrote about Retail Zipline in 2019, the startup was focused on building a communication platform that would help corporate decision-makers in retail communicate with individual stores. As you’d probably guess, the startup saw some chan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Airbyte raises $5.2M for its open-source data integration platform

Airbyte, an open-source data integration platform, today announced that it has raised a $5.2 million seed funding round led by Accel. Other investors include Y Combinator, 8VC, Segment co-founder Calvin French-Owen, former Cloudera GM Charles Zedlews.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 28 min. ago

Study finds the fuel efficiency of one car may be cancelled by your next car purchase

In a recent collaborative study led by the University of Maryland (UMD), researchers find that consumers tend to buy something less fuel efficient than they normally would for their second car after springing for an eco-friendly vehicle. While this s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 28 min. ago

Indonesian payments infra startup Xendit raises $64.6M in Accel-led Series B

Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation is happening all over the world. And Southeast Asia is no exception. Indonesia’s Xendit, a startup focused on building digital payments infrastructure for the region, has just raised $64.6 mil.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 56 min. ago

Instacart raises $265M at a $39B valuation

On-demand grocery delivery platform Instacart has raises a $265 million funding ground from existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, D1 Capital Partners and others. The new funding, which, like its past few rounds, isn̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 56 min. ago

Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding

Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 56 min. ago